The Legacy Family Tree Webinars 2020 schedule is out, and what an amazing year it will be, with over 100 webinars scheduled so far and that cover everything from Australia to England to Spain, from Snagit to Virtual Private Networks, from the Mayflower to the 1939 Register, and from DNA Painter to endogamy.


Date presented live Name of Webinar Presenter
Wed, 8 Jan 2020 Mistakes I Have Made: Confessions of a Repentant Genealogist Cheri Hudson Passey
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 10 Must-Have MyHeritage Databases Gena Philibert-Ortega, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 Vetting Published Genealogies for Research Shannon Combs-Bennett
Tue, 21 Jan 2020, Wed, 22 Jan 2020 Creative Hypothesis Development for Complex Genealogy Problems Jan M. Joyce, CG, CGL
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 New Tools and Ideas in Research D. Joshua Taylor
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 MyHeritageDNA for Your Family Knot Jennifer Dondero, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 Effective Use of GENUKI: England’s Largest Free Genealogy website Paul Milner
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 More Than Just Names: Advanced US Census Research Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Tue, 4 Feb 2020, Wed, 5 Feb 2020 Organizing Your DNA Results (updated!) Diahan Southard
Wed, 5 Feb 2020 Developing a DNA Testing Plan: a Guide for Beginners Debra Renard
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 Tune Up Your Family Tree with the MyHeritage Consistency Checker James Tanner, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 12 Feb 2020, Thu, 13 Feb 2020 Best Practices for Success in Facebook Groups for Genealogy Cyndi Ingle
Tue, 18 Feb 2020, Wed, 19 Feb 2020 A Convincing Argument or a Convoluted Mess Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 Newspapers for People of Color Genealogy Research Nicka Smith
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 Working with DNA segments on MyHeritage Ran Snir, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 Using Snagit for Genealogy Visual Storytelling and Instruction Colleen Greene, MLIS
Tue, 3 Mar 2020, Wed, 4 Mar 2020 Using South Australia Land Records Benjamin Hollister
Wed, 4 Mar 2020 3 Genealogy DNA Case Studies and How I Solved Them Roberta Estes
Tue, 10 Mar 2020 Mining the Newspaper Databases on MyHeritage for Your Family History Janice M. Sellers, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 11 Mar 2020, Thu, 12 Mar 2020 LucidChart and Other Tools for Genetic Genealogy Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.
Tue, 17 Mar 2020, Wed, 18 Mar 2020 Techniques for Integrating Documentary and Genetic Information in a Research Report Karen Stanbary, CG
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 Top 5 resources to expand your Spanish genealogical research Daniel Smith-Ramos
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 City Directories: Much More than Ye Olde Phonebooks Mike Mansfield, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 Using to your advantage Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA
Tue, 31 Mar 2020, Wed, 1 Apr 2020 ‘Stop Thief!’: British Crimes and Punishment Carol Baxter
Wed, 1 Apr 2020 Betty Jeans Story – Forensic Genealogy, DNA and Adoption Mags Gaulden
Wed, 8 Apr 2020 Decoding Social Security: Providing Benefits to our Ancestors Michael L. Strauss, AG
Tue, 14 Apr 2020 Jumpstart Your MyHeritage Family Tree with Instant Discoveries James Tanner, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 15 Apr 2020 Was Great Grandmother Really Native American? Janice Lovelace, PhD
Tue, 21 Apr 2020, Wed, 22 Apr 2020 Maryland State Archives Decoded Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL
Wed, 22 Apr 2020 Introduction to Vivid-Pix RESTORE Rick Voight
Tue, 28 Apr 2020 The New Ethnicity Estimates Ran Snir, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 29 Apr 2020 Road Crews and Jury Selection: How Do Find Where Our Ancestor Lived and Their Neighbors J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
Fri, 1 May 2020 The Future is Still in the Past: An Introduction to Online Parish Clerks in the United Kingdom Wayne Shepheard
Tue, 5 May 2020, Wed, 6 May 2020 Smarter Search Strategies for Genealogy Thomas MacEntee
Wed, 6 May 2020 Crème de la crème: Targeted Autosomal DNA Testing to Isolate Pertinent Genetic Cousins Paul Woodbury
Tue, 12 May 2020 Leveraging MyHeritage’s German Resources Effectively James M. Beidler, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 13 May 2020, Thu, 14 May 2020 The Ultimate Family History Interview Nicka Smith
Tue, 19 May 2020, Wed, 20 May 2020 Discover the Holdings of German Archives Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG
Wed, 20 May 2020 Timesaving Apps for Busy Genealogists Lisa Alzo
Tue May 26 2020 Enlightened Design with the MyHeritage Chart Creation Tool Janet Hovorka, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed May 27 2020 Mistrust Transcriptions: And Here’s Why Dr. Bruce Durie
Tue, 2 Jun 2020, Wed, 3 Jun 2020 Sources for Landed and Titled People Paul Milner
Wed, 3 Jun 2020 “What are the Odds?” An online tool that can help solve DNA puzzles Jonny Perl
Tue, 9 Jun 2020 How Members of the LDS Church Can Benefit from the FamilySearch/MyHeritage Partnership James Tanner, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 10 Jun 2020, Thu, 11 Jun 2020 Using DNA to Answer Real Research Questions: Three Case Studies Gail Blankenau
Tue, 16 Jun 2020, Wed, 17 Jun 2020 Genealogical Treasures in Irish Archives David Ouimette, CG
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the United States between 1780 and 1840 D. Joshua Taylor
Tue, 23 Jun 2020 Working with SuperSearch™ to Find the Correct Historical Record Daniel Horowitz, Tal Erlichman, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 Utilizing the HathiTrust Digital Library for Family History Research Colleen Greene, MLIS
Tue, 30 Jun 2020, Wed, 1 Jul 2020 The 1939 Register for Family Historians Fiona Brooker
Wed, 1 Jul 2020 Finding a Father for Molly – Using DNA Jill Morelli, CG
Wed, 8 Jul 2020, Thu, 9 Jul 2020 Turning dry facts into exciting narrative Carol Baxter
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 Connecting the Dots – Introduction to Auto Clusters at MyHeritageDNA Paul Woodbury, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 On the Record Trail of My LDS Immigrant Ancestor Sunny Morton
Tue, 21 Jul 2020, Wed, 22 Jul 2020 Elusive Immigrant: The Search for Dora Lühr Warren Bittner, CG
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 50 More Websites Every Genealogist Should Know Gena Philibert-Ortega
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 Fabulous Photo Discoveries™ at MyHeritage Lisa Louise Cooke, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 Researching a Loyalist Soldier Craig R. Scott, MA, CG, FUGA
Tue, 4 Aug 2020, Wed, 5 Aug 2020 Tracing Australian and New Zealand World War One Ancestors Helen V. Smith
Wed, 5 Aug 2020 Using DNA to Solve Adoption and Unknown Parentage Mysteries Michelle Leonard
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 Working with Different Family Tree Views on MyHeritage Daniel Horowitz, Uri Gonen, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 12 Aug 2020, Thu, 13 Aug 2020 Dissecting a Civil War Pension Packet–Union and Confederate Jill Morelli, CG
Tue, 18 Aug 2020, Wed, 19 Aug 2020 The Advance of Research Habits over Recent Decades — And the Downside Tom Jones, PhD, CG
Wed, 19 Aug 2020 Getting to Know Mexican Church & Civil Registration Records Colleen Greene, MLIS
Tue, 25 Aug 2020 How to Use MyHeritage DNA Results to Enhance Your Family Tree Michelle Leonard, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 26 Aug 2020 Slack for Genealogy Projects Thomas MacEntee
Tue, 1 Sep 2020, Wed, 2 Sep 2020 Willkommen in Australien! Researching German-Australian families Benjamin Hollister
Wed, 2 Sep 2020 Using Chromosome Browsers, Segment Data and Triangulation Michelle Leonard
Tue, 8 Sep 2020 New Historical Records Available on MyHeritage Tal Erlichman, MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 9 Sep 2020, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 Cyndi’s List in Practice Cyndi Ingle
Tue, 15 Sep 2020, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 Reconstructing the Murphy Family Using DNA & Documentary Evidence Melissa Johnson, CG
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 Finding Genealogical Data in the Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files Trish Hackett Nicola, CG
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 A MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 Introduction to VPNs Thomas MacEntee
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 5 Ways to find your Family in Southern Manuscript Collections J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
Tue, 6 Oct 2020, Wed, 7 Oct 2020 Advanced DNA Techniques: Deductive Chromosome Mapping Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.
Wed, 7 Oct 2020 Wringing Every Drop out of Y DNA Roberta Estes
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 A MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 14 Oct 2020, Thu, 15 Oct 2020 Dealing with Endogamy Paul Woodbury
Tue, 20 Oct 2020, Wed, 21 Oct 2020 Using DNA Test Results to Confirm a Pedigree Angela Packer McGhie, CG
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 Comparing the Genealogy Giants 2020: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage Sunny Morton
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 How Old Did He Have To Be…? Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 A MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 In Black and White: Finding Historical Newspapers From Around the World Gena Philibert-Ortega
Tue, 3 Nov 2020, Wed, 4 Nov 2020 Australian Census Substitutes Helen V. Smith
Wed, 4 Nov 2020 How to Connect with Your Pilgrim Ancestors to Join the Mayflower Society Kate Eakman
Tue, 10 Nov 2020 Why I Love — and How to Use — the Newspaper Collections at MyHeritage Sunny Morton
Wed, 11 Nov 2020, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 Deeds Not Words: Finding Your Merchant Marine Ancestors Michael L. Strauss, AG
Tue, 17 Nov 2020, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 Separating and Merging Identities of Same-named Men Shannon Green, CG
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 Surname Projects and DNA Projects Mags Gaulden
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 MyHeritage Mobile App: All New Features From 2020 Daniel Horowitz, Yaniv Zach, MyHeritage Webinars
Tue, 1 Dec 2020, Wed, 2 Dec 2020 Once upon a time: It’s all about the story Carol Baxter
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 Four ways DNA Painter can help with your family history research Jonny Perl
Tue, 8 Dec 2020 A MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 9 Dec 2020 The Most Prominent Citizens: Using County Histories Cari Taplin, CG
Tue, 15 Dec 2020, Wed, 16 Dec 2020 From the 18th to the 21st: The Records of Prohibition Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 Ten Best Sources for Determining Your Immigrant Ancestor’s Town of Origin Lisa Alzo
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 A MyHeritage Webinar MyHeritage Webinars
Wed, 30 Dec 2020 Ten Databases You Need to Know About Shannon Combs-Bennett


Introducing the TechZone
In addition to the live webinars, the new TechZone–a library of 40 brand new tech videos–all 10-minutes-or-less–is now available. New videos will be released every Friday on all sorts of topics: Google, Excel, browser tips, mobile apps, Windows shortcuts, using Evernote, Facebook, chromosome browsers, using and improving your family videos and photos, and so much more. The TechZone is a new membership benefit where webinar members have free, anytime, unlimited access.

They did it last year, and this time they’re doing even more … Family Tree Webinars offers live webinars in foreign languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish.

Closed Captions
Every English language webinar recording is captioned for the hearing impaire.

Sign up (it’s FREE!) for one or for all of them today and you will receive a reminder email both one day, and two hours prior to the live event. Remember to take note of what time the webinar is on, and in what timezone. Although if you do miss watching it live, you can watch it later. All webinars are free to watch for 7 days after they are recorded. After that you will need a subscription to watch them.

But it’s also worthwhile taking out a subscription, and here’s why:

– you get access to all the existing 1,128 classes in the library (1,377 hours of quality genealogy education)
– plus the 100 webinars that will be added during the 2020 season
– plus any additional bonus subscribers-only webinars (hundreds of these so far)
– plus the TechZone (all available for the duration of your membership)
– you get access to all 4,657 pages of instructors’ handouts plus the new handouts of the 2020 season
– chat logs from the live webinars
– there’s also an additional 5% off anything at
– you’re also in with a chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
– playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Interested? You should be. This is genealogy education from the worlds best presenters, at your fingertips, to watch when it suits you. Nothing can beat that for value.

– 1 month subscription to Legacy Family Tree Webinars – US$9.95
– 1 year subscription to Legacy Family Tree Webinars – US$49.95

Do yourself a favour, and make 2020 the year to grow your genealogical knowledge. Afterall, the more you know, the better researcher you’ll be.